Navigation Links
Align Technology Announces Jury Verdict in Patent Litigation With Ormco Corporation
Date:6/26/2009

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) today announced that a jury delivered a verdict against Align in a lawsuit brought by Ormco Corporation (Ormco) against Align Technology, Inc. (Align) in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (District Court). Ormco alleged that Align infringed claims of Ormco's 6,616,444 patent. Align claimed non-infringement, invalidity, as well as unenforceability of the patent.

The jury found the claims asserted by Ormco in the 6,616,444 patent to be infringed and valid. The jury also issued an advisory verdict that Ormco did not engage in prosecution laches or unclean hands, equitable defenses that the Court will rule on at a later date. The jury only determined liability; any monetary damages will be determined in a later trial. The verdict does not currently preclude Align from selling its Invisalign System.

Align believes the facts and the law do not support the jury's findings of infringement and validity and will seek to overturn the verdict in post-trial motions with the District Court. If the District Court does not grant Align's motions, Align intends to vigorously challenge the verdict through an appeal to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

About Align Technology, Inc.

Align Technology designs, manufactures and markets Invisalign, a proprietary method for treating malocclusion, or the misalignment of teeth. Invisalign corrects malocclusion using a series of clear, nearly invisible, removable appliances that gently move teeth to a desired final position. Because it does not rely on the use of metal or ceramic brackets and wires, Invisalign significantly reduces the aesthetic and other limitations associated with braces. Invisalign is appropriate for treating adults and teens. Align Technology was founded in March 1997 and received FDA clearance to market Invisalign in 1998. Today, the Invisalign product family includes Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, Invisalign Assist, Invisalign Express, and Vivera Retainers.

To learn more about Invisalign or to find a certified Invisalign doctor in your area, please visit www.invisalign.com or call 1-800-INVISIBLE.

    Investor Relations Contact                   Press Contact
    Shirley Stacy                                Shannon Mangum Henderson
    Align Technology, Inc.                       Ethos Communication, Inc.
    (408) 470-1150                               (678) 261-7803
    sstacy@aligntech.com                         align@ethoscommunication.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Align Technology, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Cell Protein Could Help Spur Malignancy
2. GS1 Canada and GHX Align to Make Canadas Healthcare Supply Chain More Efficient and Effective
3. Align Technology Executive to Present at Upcoming Financial Conference
4. Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies
5. Align Technology Executives to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences
6. Align Technology Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results
7. Non-invasive test accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies
8. Can EUS elastography help distinguish benign from malignant tissue?
9. Do patients at risk for B-cell malignancy need antiviral treatment?
10. Align Technology Announces ClearCorrects Filing of Notice of Voluntary Dismissal of Complaint
11. Quantum and IBM Align to Drive Medical Home Solution
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... United Methodist Communications collaborated with Chocolate Moose ... video designed to prevent the next widespread Ebola outbreak from occurring ... distributed throughout Togo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and other African countries, ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... Mammal Prize has officially been won. A team from 21st Century Medicine (21CM) ... a way to preserve the delicate neural circuits of an intact rabbit brain ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... Coast Dental has ... is National Children’s Dental Health Month and family dentist Yvonne Dorrian, DMD, is hosting ... Coast Dental , located next to Target at 1207 North Peachtree Parkway in ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... case packer for pouches, bags, and flow wrapped products at WestPack 2015, February ... specialty product manufacturers step up to semi-automatic or fully-automatic case packing with a ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... The ... has selected the latest beneficiary of their ongoing community enrichment program. The current ... in area schools. Donations are now being accepted at: http://www.angelsanddoves.com/donate.html . , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... --> --> ... Technologies Market by Product (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, ... Ophthalmology, Gynecology) - Global Forecasts to 2020", published by ... forecast period of 2015 to 2020. The market is ... of 10.5% from 2015 to 2020. Browse ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016 ... the "Global Skin Protective Equipment Market 2016-2020" ... --> http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fqx6nz/global_skin ) has announced the addition ... 2016-2020" report to their offering. ... ) has announced the addition of the ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... a historic vote among its members this weekend, the Shinnecock Indian Nation ... and dispensary on tribal land near Southampton . ... for patients in the state,s Medical Cannabis Program. --> ... in the state,s Medical Cannabis Program. --> Tribal members ... designation from the State of New York as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: